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2020 Annual Report to the Community

"The spirit of giving is alive in Oakwood."

While it has been a challenging year, Oakwood Schools Foundation has continued to fulfill its mission of enhancing eduction in the Oakwood Schools.

The 2020 Annual Report to the Community provides a snapshot of the efforts of the organization to provide opportunities for Oakwood Schools' students and staff.

2020 Annual Report to the Community

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MAKE AN IMPACT ON STUDENTS TODAY, GENERATIONS TO COME  

The Annual Fund is vital to the core mission of the Oakwood Schools Foundation. Help us reach this year’s Annual Fund for Students GOAL to show our support for Oakwood teachers and students by making your tax-deductible gift today!

EVERY gift – no matter how big or small - makes a significant IMPACT
in the lives of our students and community.

Please consider making your
tax-deductible gift today.

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Broadcast Studio Coming to OHS Thanks to OSF Donors

Thanks to fellow OHS alumni, the next Walter Cronkite or Katie Couric WILL soon be broadcasting from OHS, thanks to the Oakwood Schools Foundation and an alumni-led fundraising effort to develop a real-world broadcast studio. The school’s new, upgraded media facility will be named in honor of William “Bill” Hewitt, OHS Class of 1956. Fellow 1956 classmate Dale Hatfield and his wife Pat were instrumental to the effort, working alongside the Hewitt family.

Ongoing support for maintenance and upgrades to the studio will ensure a modern, real-world experience for years to come.  A dedication honoring Hewitt, his family and project donors will be held in fall. To make a contribution today, please go to: https://www.oakwoodschools.org/community/osf/donate-now

 

 

OSF WINS AWARD FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

The Dayton Foundation announced the Oakwood Schools Foundation as a recipient of its 2021 Award for Excellence in Community Leadership. This award recognizes community groups that have demonstrated best practices for community organizing, fundraising, collaboration, and strategic planning. OSF was nominated and recognized for its leadership in granting and securing air purifiers for every classroom in each of the school district's five buildings at the beginning of the 2020-2021 academic year. 

"Each group's efforts, especially during a year filled with special challenges, are worth recognizing for their impact and the deep relationships they've cultivated with stakeholders and the community at large," said Lucy Baker, donors relations officer for The Dayton Foundation. "A sincere thanks to each recipient for leading the way and serving as a model and resource to other Dayton Foundation component funds." 

  

 

Tim Fleck Named 11th Parker Recipient

Tim Fleck Parker winner 2021

An Oakwood teacher known for his passion of history and creative teaching methods is the latest recipient of the Parker Love of Teaching and Lifelong Learning Award.

The Oakwood Schools Foundation presented Harman School sixth grade teacher Tim Fleck with the annual award Thursday, May 13.  Fleck has been a teacher in the Oakwood Schools for more than 17 years.


For more about the 2021 award, visit the Parker Love of Teaching and Lifelong Learning Award page,

 

 

2021 Stand Up and Cheer

We hope you can take a moment to enjoy the Oakwood Schools Foundation’s Stand Up & Cheer virtual program to learn more about some of the amazing things OSF was able to accomplish this past year thanks to friends like YOU!

 

 

LOCAL DONOR LEAVES $1.3 MILLION LEGACY GIFT TO OSF

Ruth Herman

Oakwood Schools Foundation has received one of the largest legacy gifts in the organization’s 40-year history, a $1.3 million gift from the estate of Ruth Herman.  To read more about Herman, visit OHS Grad's Passion for Schools to Continue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fundraising Support sReal-World Journalism Experience

The next Walter Cronkite or Katie Couric may soon be broadcasting from Oakwood High School thanks to plans to create a real-world broadcast studio.

I want to provide students a real-world newsroom experience to best prepare and expose them to a career in journalism.

Kelsey Jackson, OHS Teacher

To donate to this program, visit
Broadcast Studio Fund

To read the full story, visit New Studio to Bring Real-World to OHS 

 

 

Record Number Participate in Annual Competition

Congratulations to the 31 OHS students who participated in the 12th annual Harlamert Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition.  The Oakwood Schools Foundation administers the annual competition, thanks to generous financial support from Irvin Harlamert (OHS ’48). 

The contest emphasizes the importance of the entrepreneurial spirit on the success of our society and encourages students to explore and understand the value of owning their own business or non-profit enterprise.  For more on the annual opportunity, visit the Harlamert Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition page

 

2021 Award Winners

 

 

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Contact Information

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Bre Andrews
Administrative Director 
bre@oakwoodschoolsfoundation.org

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Brandy McFall
Development Director
brandy@oakwoodschoolsfoundation.org

The Oakwood Schools Foundation
P.O. Box 351
Oakwood, OH 45409
937-297-5332

To learn more about OSF, visit our About OSF page. 

Investment Information

For information on stocks, securities or estate funds, contact:

Tracie Boshears
937-225-9967

 

 

 

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Thank you for your desire to contribute and help make a difference. Please note the Oakwood Schools Foundation is a component fund of The Dayton Foundation, and we process all gifts and donations through the Foundation’s website.  Visit our Donate page to contribute to the Oakwood Schools Foundation. 

Thank you for your support!